Tuesday, May 3, 2016

College Rowing Regular Season Report: Who's on Top Heading into Championship Racing?

Our take on the rowing 2016 season, with championships looming

It's hard to believe, but we are already nearly through another season of rowing at the collegiate level here stateside, and the competition is well and truly heating up. Here's our take on the season so far, with a view toward championship racing, just around the corner.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Video Of The Week: Inside the Kiwi Men's Eight, with Coxswain Caleb Shepherd

The Kiwi Eight preparing for the Windermere Cup in 2015 (Photo: B. Kitch for ROWING Magazine)

Spring racing season at the junior and collegiate levels in the U.S. is nearing Jimmy Fallon levels of 'fever pitch,' but before we get into what that means for the upcoming championships, we wanted to highlight this new interview with the Kiwi men's eight coxswain Caleb Shepherd.

Friday, April 15, 2016

World Rowing Cup I: Instagram Takeover with Julius Hirtzberger, Plus Further Updates

Julius Hirtzberger will be running our Instragram account this weekend at #WRCVarese

The first World Rowing Cup of the 2016 season kicks off today (Friday) in Varese, Italy, and thanks to Julius Hirzberger, you've got a behind-the-scenes look at the regatta this weekend.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Flashback Friday: Winning the Thames Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta

Thames Rowing Club launching on the Tideway (Screen capture)

This week's #FBF edition Video Of The Week comes to us from Henley-on-Thames, and features a look back at a historic season for Thames Rowing Club, winners of the Thames Challenge Cup in 2015.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The 2016 Oxford and Cambridge Boat Races Were Everything They Were Supposed To Be

Op-Ed: A Celebration of Spirit

While, in the not-too-distant past, we've had to lament troubles that beset one of the most storied traditions in our sport, 2016's event proved to be a shining example of why the Boat Races are still so important, and so relevant to every level of rowing.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Races: Who Will Row to Victory on the Tideway?

Which Blue is your pick to win the Boat Races this year?

This year's grudge match on the Thames marks another historical move forward for the event, as it's the first time that both the men's and women's races have had the same name: The CRUK Boat Races. And, it just wouldn't be us if we didn't shoot our mouths off about what we think is going to happen. Here's our take on who'll be tops on the Tideway this weekend.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Rowing Videos Of The Week: UCD Rowers Take Down Rivals from Trinity on the Liffey

UCD leading the way in the Corcoran Cup (Screen capture)

Last weekend, the River Liffey played host to the annual Colours Boat Races, pitting University College Dublin against traditional rivals, Trinity.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Moving Rowing Forward: Here's How FISA Should Change The Olympic Rowing Regatta for 2020

What does the future of Olympic rowing look like?

As if the Rio Olympics, now less than six months away, didn’t present enough challenges for FISA, it has become increasingly clear that much will change in international rowing after the last medals are awarded at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.